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Roxbury

We’re bringing this historic neighborhood into the 21st century.

This former farming community is home to the Shirley Eustis House. It’s the nation’s only remaining country house that a British Royal Colonial Governor built. Today, Roxbury is the heart of Black culture in Boston.

Roxbury
Boston, MA 02119

Upcoming events

Events
Nov 28

Parks Fall Fitness: Franklin Park Golf Course walking group

Image for Virtual tree removal hearing - Roxbury
Dec 3

Virtual tree removal hearing - Roxbury

Dec 5

Parks Fall Fitness: Franklin Park Golf Course walking group

Dec 12

Parks Fall Fitness: Franklin Park Golf Course walking group

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Latest news

Latest news
Photo of interior of Roxbury Branch with public artwork

$17.2 million renovation of the Roxbury library branch completed

Library
Image for COVID-19 mobile testing site returns to East Boston; second site created in Roxbury

COVID-19 mobile testing site returns to East Boston; second site created in Roxbury

Public Health Commission
Tillman splash pad in Roxbury

Parks Department unveils improvements to multiple playgrounds

Parks and Recreation
A rendering of the long-term vision showing Blue Hill Ave with protected bike lanes, center running bus lanes, and enhanced pedestrian safety

Blue Hill Avenue community meeting to discuss near-term improvements, long-term vision

Transportation
Latest City news

Neighborhood features

The area is now in the midst of a renaissance. New businesses and housing initiatives are renewing Roxbury’s main districts, including:

  • Dudley Square
  • Crosstown, and
  • Grove Hall.

Blue Hill went from being a street full of vacant lots to a bustling business district. It was one of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s proudest achievements.

The Roxbury Center for the Arts, Culture, and Trade opened in 2005. It celebrates the culture of the community through visual and performing arts.